Cyprus Mail

Coronavirus: 21 men fined for playing football

Twenty-one Syrian men paid €300 each after they were caught by police playing football in Limassol in violation of the quarantine law.

Police caught the men, aged 20 to 35, following a tip off that a football match was on in an open area on Zotimos Street in Ayios Tychnonas.

They were handed a €300 fine each.

Between 6am and 5.30pm Tuesday police carried out 3,934 checks in Limassol, booking 46 offenders, 17 in cars and 29 pedestrians.

In total across the island police booked 117 pedestrians and drivers over the same time period.

They were booked after 13,418 checks were conducted from 6am to 6pm. One more venue was also booked after a police check.


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